User talk:SwifT

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Installing GRUB2 from within a chroot

In this edit (the results of which are now at GRUB2/Troubleshooting#Installing GRUB2 from within a chroot), you say (underlining added by me):

"…be sure to mount the target root partition before chrooting, but do not the /boot partition until after chrooting to the new environment."

What exactly were you trying to warn users not to do until after chrooting? - dcljr (talk) 13:45, 6 January 2017 (UTC)

This isn't my edit, but a move of an older edit. See this overview. I can imagine that the /boot mount is best done inside the chroot to have the registrations in the mounts file and such done correctly. --SwifT (talk) 13:42, 13 January 2017 (UTC)
Oh, so "do not mount the /boot partition"? The word mount was missing. - dcljr (talk) 07:42, 14 January 2017 (UTC)
Ah yes, I just read over it :-( --SwifT (talk) 09:07, 14 January 2017 (UTC)

Lowercase title and translation

hi. translation plugin allow to edit TITLE directly and {{Lowercase title}} is not required in translated version. we can place {{Lowercase title}} after <translate> tag and drop it when translate.

so what in English version. for example Sudo article:

<languages />

{{Lowercase title}} blabla

What do translator:

  • translate "Sudo" as "sudo" < this is TITLE
  • and translate "{{Lowercase title}} blabla" as "blabla"

--Cronolio (talk) 18:13, 16 January 2017 (UTC)

I'm okay with this, when needed. But what is the impact if {{Lowercase title}} is above the translate tag? --SwifT (talk) 14:22, 20 January 2017 (UTC)
I cannot drop {{Lowercase title}} when i am translating and this shown Warning: Display title "sudo/es" overrides earlier display title "Sudo". This is looks ugly. --Cronolio (talk) 14:53, 20 January 20‎17 (UTC)

French translation group

We wish to form a translation group for the french translation (cf. my talk page) ! Could you create an account named "Babylone"? It would be nice if the translators do not have rights to the account to keep it impersonal.--Feng (talk) 17:53, 25 February 2017 (UTC)

I don't have any rights to create groups or any other specific stuff on the wiki. I'm not sure if there is a need for it as well, but you might want to discuss your requests on the Gentoo_Wiki:Feedback page. --SwifT (talk) 13:56, 1 March 2017 (UTC)
Currently, the collaborative work around translation is uncertain: we must find methods, references, and ideas to facilitate translation and cooperation between translators. I will watch how wikepedia (wikimedia) manages their translation and organization. I think I will find useful information! --Feng (talk) 07:56, 2 March 2017 (UTC)

Please, enable translation for this articles

Kernel/Rebuild — many translated articles is linked on this page;
/etc/portage/make.conf — heart of gentoo. will be usefull for new users;
CPU_FLAGS_X86 — also usefull for new users.
--Cronolio (talk) 20:55, 24 March 2017 (UTC)


Thanks for adding the warning about downloading and executing scripts. What would you suggest as a cleaner mechanism? The patch to make this script possible was mostly written for us! :) Maybe add the script to the distcc ebuild? It can still be improved to discover which isa flags are implied by another and maybe somebody else will find a cleaner way to do the processing (maybe in all perl, which I don't know that well). Daniel Santos (talk) 03:44, 14 October 2017 (UTC)

Hi Daniel Santos, if we can add the script to the ebuild (under the files/ subdirectory in the repository for instance) that would be the preferred method. --SwifT (talk) 11:47, 21 November 2017 (UTC)
Hello and thanks for the response. I'll add this to my TODO list. I don't believe any version of GCC that this will actually work with has been released yet. Daniel Santos (talk) 17:57, 24 November 2017 (UTC)